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Sowore Knocks Rogue Nigerian Police Over Illegal Detention Of Man, Okeke Who Exposed Abuse Of 21-year-old “Police Slave” Glory Okolie




Human rights’ activist, Omoyele Sowore, has knocked the Inspector-Basic of Police’s Intelligence Reply Squad (IRT), Tiger Base, Owerri, Imo State, for detaining Izuchukwu Okeke, who revealed the whereabouts of Glory Okolie, a 21-year-old girl enslaved of their workplace for a number of weeks. 

The police had arrested Okolie for allegedly being pals with a suspected member of the proscribed Indigenous Individuals of Biafra (IPOB).

She was later transferred to Abuja, regardless of efforts by her members of the family to safe his launch.

After 66 days in detention, the police, in a press release on Sunday, stated she was arrested for alleged membership of IPOB and for working with one Benjamin Uzoma Emojiri to assault officers and stations in Imo.

Her detention had stirred a public outcry as many Nigerians, together with civil society organisations, who known as for her launch.

SaharaReporters gathered that the police arrested Okeke at his home for revealing the whereabouts of the 21-year-old girl.

He was subsequently detained and his bike seized by the officers.

Commenting on the arrest, human rights activist and Amnesty Worldwide designated Prisoner of Conscience, Omoyele Sowore wrote, “Izuchukwu Okeke… The man who uncovered the Nigeria Police Drive over the enslavement, abuse and illegal detention of Glory Okolie has since been detained unlawfully at an unknown location by the Inspector Basic of Police IRT Rogue Unit. Let’s combat for his launch! #RevolutionNow #freegloryokolie # #FreeIzuchukwuOkeke.”

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